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Pediasia contaminella
Waste Grass-veneer (Hübner, 1796)
Crambidae: Crambinae
1323 / 63.109
Photo © Matthew Casey,  04/08/2019 - Hethersett

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Similar Norfolk Species
Barred Grass-veneer
Agriphila inquinatella
Elbow-stripe Grass-veneer
Agriphila geniculea
Wingspan: 20-30 mm.
Flight: July and August (Sept)
Foodplant:   Grasses inc Sheep's Fescue.
Nat Status: Nationally Scarce B
Verification Grade:  Adult: 2
Norfolk Status
Heathland and dry grassy habitats.
Mostly coastal records.

Recorded in 44 (64%) of 69 10k Squares.
First Recorded in 1884.
Last Recorded in 2019.

Latest 5 Records
Date#VC10k Area
25/09/2019128TF63 - Snettisham/Dersingham
27/08/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
22/08/2019127TG14 - Sheringham
21/08/2019127TG42 - Hickling/Horsey
21/08/2019128TL78 - Hockwold/Weeting
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